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Re: Some developement questions

From: Filipp Gunbin
Subject: Re: Some developement questions
Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2018 04:18:45 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (darwin)

On 11/09/2018 22:14 +0200, hw wrote:

> Filipp Gunbin <address@hidden> writes:
>> On 10/09/2018 20:18 +0200, hw wrote:
>> [...]
>>> It might be helpful to switch layouts for programming.  That would
>>> involve to create two xmodmaps for each keyboard and finding a way to
>>> switch.  Since the keys are physically not the same on all boards, that
>>> can get confusing.
>> With input methods you don't have to create OS-level layouts.
> I'd have to define input methods for the different keyboards and end up
> with keyboard bindings which would only be active in Emacs.  How would
> that be an advantage?

I think you should read "(emacs) Input Methods" and "(emacs) Select
Input Method", and see if that fits your needs.  Personally I like the
fact that Emacs enables me to use input methods for many scripts without
depending on OS layout and (almost) on physical keyboard layout.

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